Siri - Big Data Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200070238
Play a part in the ongoing AI revolution that is redefining human-computer interactions. Solve some of the most challenging problems in Artificial Intelligence and NLP applied to international languages. Create cutting edge Deep Learning and NLP technologies and deploy them on a global scale. Shape the advancement of our multi-lingual, multi-cultural voice assistant used by millions around the world. Join Siri International at Apple. As a Data Engineer your responsibility is to support the Data Scientists and ML/NLP Engineers in the team to generate good quality data that is key to drive the development of our Machine Learning applications. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: extracting raw data from different sources, processing (cleaning, transformation, feature extraction) data for annotation, model training and evaluation, implementing data storage solutions, and monitoring data quality metrics.

Key Qualifications

  • Proficiency implementing Big Data applications using MapReduce, Spark, Hadoop, Oozie and Pig.
  • Strong coding skills and experience with at least one high-level programming language (Python, Scala, Java or equivalent).
  • Proven record of 3+ years of experience building Big Data pipelines.
  • Proficiency with SQL and strong knowledge of relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience with HBase, Cassandra, Druid, Kafka is a plus.
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and to communicate ideas in a clear and effective manner with engineering and data science teams.
  • Attention to detail.


Be ready to make something great when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. You should join the Apple Siri International Team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in CS or related field Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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